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Conexion Americas

COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Outreach Coordinator

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Job Summary

Conexión Américas 

Position: COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Outreach Coordinator 

Conexión Américas seeks qualified candidates for the position of COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service skills in order to promote and increase awareness around vaccine efforts within the immigrant and elderly communities, and the process to get vaccinated. Experience with outreach and providing excellent customer service skills required. Only candidates who can demonstrate total commitment to the mission and values of Conexión Américas should apply. Please read about our mission and values on our website at www.conexionamericas.org. 

About Conexión Américas 

Conexión Américas is a Latino nonprofit organization based in Nashville, TN. Our mission is to build a welcoming community and create opportunities where Latino families can belong, contribute and succeed. Our organization was founded in 2002 to address some of the most pressing challenges created by recent demographic changes in Tennessee as an increasing number of Latino families come to this region searching for a better quality of life. 

We focus on four areas of community impact: 

Social Integration (family engagement, youth development and English as a Second Language), Economic Integration ( microentrepreneurship, digital literacy and taxpayer assistance), Civic Integration (community education through workshops and grassroots leadership development) and Community Development (arts and placemaking). 

For more information about Conexión Américas, visit us at www.conexionamericas.org and check our organization’s profile at www.GivingMatters.com

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

This is a temporary, part-time position funded by Esperanza Hope For All, Unidos US Grant. The position lasts upon completing 63 hours. The position reports to the Director of Policy and Communications. The salary for the position is $30 hourly + mileage reimbursement . 

 

Job Responsibilities

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Attend specific community events on behalf of Conexión Américas to reach the Latino community and promote vaccine awareness and Conexión Américas programs. 

Work closely with local community partners to plan and execute outreach efforts. 

Improve understanding for vaccine hesitancy reasons and develop approaches to address vaccine hesitancy. 

Make referrals to and connect people with social services to address underlying social needs. 

Attend Conexión Américas’ programmatic events to support staff, as well as build awareness around COVID-19 for all program attendees. 

The Outreach Coordinator must commit to attend the following events:

Event 

Location 

Date & Time

Dia de los Muertos 

Cheekwood

10/29/22

Fiestas Patrias 

Plaza Mariachi 

09/18/22

Celebrate Nashville 

Centennial Park 

10/01/22

Colombian Consulate 

Casa Azafrán 

9/3/22

Hispanic Heritage Festival CA 

Nashville Zoo 

09/21/22

Awards Ceremony 

Casa Azafrán 

09/15/22

Cosecha Community Market 

Woodbine United Methodist Church

Wednesdays

Food Distribution 

(2 Tuesdays each month) 

2415 Edge O Lake 

Tuesdays

Vaccine Clinic 

Conexión Américas 

9/29/22

Youth Mental Health 

Festival Hadley Park 

9/24/22

General Organization Support Duties: 

Communicate in a positive and effective manner Conexión Américas’ mission and programs to program participants and the general public. 

Attend and provide support, as needed, to organizational events. 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed above. As with every other position at Conexión Américas, every person in the organization will assist in any way necessary to respond to new demands and to ensure a collaborative environment.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications (Education and Experience): 

Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) 

Fully bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred. 

Exceptional oral and public speaking abilities to communicate with Latino families 

Excellent customer service skills 

Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed 

Familiarity with the Latino community in Davidson County 

Experience communicating with Latino families 

Strong understanding of reasons for vaccine hesitancy in the Latino community (preferred)

Excellent organizational skills

Must have access to reliable transportation 

Self-motivated, well-organized, and able to work multiple tasks simultaneously 

Must successfully participate in the Conexión Américas background check process 

 

Additional Information

Benefits

 

 

How to Apply

To Apply: Please submit resume, and references to Diana Perez, Associate Director of Communications & Marketing , via email to diana@conexionamericas.org. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email notification. No phone calls or in-person inquiries, please. 

Details

  • Date Posted: September 6, 2022
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Other